Nuit Blanche Mayenne - Mayenne
Nuit BLanche Mayenne

Jocelyn Cottencin, Nicolas Deveaux, Cédric Guillermo, Turn off the light, Charlotte Vitaioli, Evor, Myriam Mechita, David Rouby, Jean-Charles Frémont & Jean-Gabriel Franchini, Taroop & Glabel, Bruno Peinado, Collectif le Bocal LTD, Constance Guisset, David Michael Clarke, Jonas Delhaye, Xavier Veilhan, Patrick Jouin & Sanjit Manku, Jean-Michel Othoniel, Rubenimichi, Antonio, Fernández Alvira, Adrien Missika, Adrien Paci, Bruno Serralongue, Stéphane Vigny, Fabien Tabur, La Maison &, Olivier Sévère, Christian Boltanski, Jean-Gabriel Périot.

Passerby - Galerie Alain Gutharc - WE DO NOT WORK ALONE invited by le -1
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Objects by : Florian Bézu, Elvire Bonduelle, Sophie Lamm, Camila Oliveira Fairclough Renaud Perriches et Olivier Sévère
Special project : Mattieu Cossé

Mad#1, The new fair for limited art editions, La Maison Rouge
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Photography : Claire Israel

A new, annual fair for limited art editions of all kinds, MAD will present, over a 3-day period, a wide spectrum of contemporary publishing practices, from zines to rare objects: prints, multiples, artists’ books, videos, audio CDs, vinyls...

Held at the Maison Rouge / Foundation Antoine de Galbert on May 22, 23, and 24, 2015, MAD is a new fair for anyone who wants to collect recent art editions in their many different forms.

Taking over the entire space of the Maison Rouge, a Parisian institution dedicated to contemporary creation, MAD will bring together some 70 international artists and publishers, the most independent and versatile actors in today's art world.

Much more than a fair, MAD will present 3 days of performances, concerts, signatures and discussions on editorial trends in contemporary art. 3 days with artists, writers, researchers, printers, art and book dealers, publishers and collectors from around the world.




Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris

Photography : Felipe Ribon / Graphism : La Chambre Graphique

 

For the 2015 European Artistic Crafts Days, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs is showing the ground-breaking Mutations exhibition.

Organised by the Institut National des Métiers d’Art (INMA) in partnership with the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Mutations was conceived as a manifesto highlighting the respective histories of these two institutions and that of the artistic crafts. Pursing the tradition of the great patrons, the creation of the contemporary objects was made possible by the generous support of the watchmakers Vacheron Constantin.

Taking a selection of emblematic objects from the Musée des Arts Décoratifs and focussing on the “Artistic Crafts” goblet created by the silversmith Lucien Falize in 1896, Mutations asked craft collectives, artisans, designers and artists to reuse the range of techniques and materials comprising this symbolic object. Stone, clay, wood, glass, leather, paper, metal and textiles are treated as pretexts for confronting the emblematic creations produced by these collectives with each of the fundamental concepts inherent in the artistic crafts. From material to creation, the skills involved, the object’s use, form, decoration and the evocation of the senses are treated as chapters in the constant mutation of the object and the artistic crafts. These concepts and their principles are explored from room to room, in which contemporary creations are shown alongside the historic objects that inspired them. Exploring these evolutions, each space is treated as a laboratory of research, innovation and experimentation, with videos showing the creation of the contemporary object and emphasizing the indestructible link between thought and gesture.

The exhibition will be accompanied by a catalogue, a superb 268-page ‘book-object’ with 90 colour illustrations.

BBB Centre d'art contemporain, Toulouse


Boris Achour, Carl Andre, Ismaïl Bahri, Robert Barry, Oliver Beer, Katinka Bock, Pavel Büchler, Stefan Brüggemann, Eduardo Chillida, Marie Cool Fabio Balducci, Chloé Dugit-Gros, Aurélien Froment, Laurent Grasso, Philippe Halsman, Pierre Huyghe, Cinthia Marcelle, Fabien Mérelle, Wilfredo Prieto, Olivier Sévère, Ignacio Uriatre, Philippe Ramette, Andy Warhol, John Wood & Paul Harrison, Eric Yahnker

Curators : Laurent Fiévet et Cécile Poblon